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I highly recommend Gerber Law!

“Gerber Law has been efficient, caring and thorough during this most stressful time. Gerber Law appreciated my needs and concerns and made me feel comfortable at all times. I highly recommend Gerber Law!”



I appreciate all the help you gave.

Can’t thank you enough for all you’ve done for me. I appreciate all the help you gave. The money is more than I had ever dreamed of. But your warm, friendly manner is what got my heart.



I appreciate your work and effort.

Thank you, I appreciate your work and effort. I will gladly refer you to anyone who needs an attorney.



I highly recommend Gerber Legal Services.

After an accident, a friend recommended Maria Gerber. Her firm was able to recover my losses and obtain a settlement. With any legal situation, you need to work with professionals who are experts in a specific field. I highly recommend Gerber Legal Services.


La Reid

Your group is the best.

Thank you for all that you all did to help myself and my family through all of our times of need. I really am grateful for all of your well-being. Your group is the best and I will for sure tell everyone about your professionalism and dedication to your clients.



My personal thanks to each and every one of you.

I’d like to thank all of you for ALL the work you did on my case. I really wasn’t expecting anything for myself other than my medical bills to be paid. Since the accident, I was laid off from my job and the extra money really has helped me to recover sooner than I thought. Again, my personal thanks to each and every one of you for all of your help and getting me through what could have been an awful situation. My thoughts and blessing to you all.



Attorney Gerber has been very understanding, helpful, took the time to explain everything and was always available when I need to talk to her.

From out first conversation on Attorney Gerber has been very understanding, helpful, took the time to explain everything and was always available when I need to talk to her. I am very happy that she took on my case and we came to a very satisfactory solution.


Gabriele R.

Definitely went the extra mile.

Thank you for your professionalism and your compassionate and aggressive representation. I had a complex case and you always listened to my questions and provided clear answers that I understood. You definitely went the extra mile and achieved a result far beyond my expectations. It is my pleasure to recommend Maria Gerber as a very qualified attorney who can handle the most difficult cases.



Brought me to a very satisfying resolution.

A GREAT BIG THANK YOU for your invaluable service to me! I was never in an accident before and was very unsure of the process, but you led me in the proper direction, always looking out for my rights, and brought me to a very satisfying resolution. For that, thank you!



I’m very happy and satisfied with the results.

Just wanted to THANK YOU for your expert handling of my personal injury case due to an auto accident that was not my fault. You guided me throughout some very difficult periods with three powerful opposing insurance companies who made it very difficult. I had faith in you from the beginning with your knowledge, compassion, caring and being an excellent attorney. I’m very happy and satisfied with the results and would definitely use your services and refer you in the future. Again, thank you so much.



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About Us

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers

When you are facing the aftermath of a personal injury, the experienced Florida personal injury lawyers at Gerber Law, PA are ready to provide you with the strongest legal representation you need to protect your rights. With a history of successful settlements and courtroom victories, Gerber Law, PA has established itself as a reliable law firm for personal injury victims. Under the leadership of experienced personal injury attorney Maria Gerber, our firm is committed to advocating for the rights of victims and ensuring they receive the maximum financial compensation they are entitled to.

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About Gerber Law, PA

About Gerber Law, PA: Advocates for Injury Victims

Founded in 1999, our firm has been a staunch defender for those who have suffered due to accidents, providing personalized legal counsel, and leveraging our extensive experience in the justice system.

Maria Gerber, a Florida native, founded the firm with a mission to use her personal experience and legal knowledge to aggressively fight for the rights of accident victims in the Southwest coast of Florida. With a background as a State Prosecutor and over two decades of private practice experience, Maria brings a unique perspective to each case, combining legal acumen with genuine empathy for her clients.

As a client-focused firm, we lend focus to open communication and accessibility. We are available 24/7, offering home and hospital visits, free consultations, and various communication options, including phone and virtual meetings, to accommodate our clients' needs.

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Types of Personal Injury Cases Our Florida Law Firm Accepts

Our legal focus includes, but is not limited to, the following types of personal injury cases in Florida:

Car Accidents

  • Rear-end Collisions
  • Head-on Collisions
  • Hit-and-run Accidents

Truck Accidents

  • Collisions
  • Jackknife Accidents
  • Driver Negligence

Boating Accidents

  • Collisions
  • Capsizing Incidents
  • Operator Negligence

Bicycle Accidents

  • Vehicle Collisions
  • Dooring Incidents
  • Intersection Accidents

Pedestrian Accidents

  • Crosswalk Incidents
  • Intersection Accidents
  • Pedestrian Right of Way Violations

Motorcycle Accidents

  • Intersection Collisions
  • Lane Splitting Accidents
  • Vehicle Turn Collisions

Construction Accidents

  • Falls from Heights
  • Electrocution
  • Scaffold Accidents

Slips and Falls

  • Wet or Slippery Surfaces
  • Uneven Flooring
  • Poor Lighting

Dog Bites

  • Unprovoked Attacks
  • Owner Negligence
  • Dog Leash Law Violations

Nursing Home Personal Injuries

  • Neglect
  • Abuse
  • Slip and Falls

Medical Malpractice Cases

  • Surgical Errors
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Medication Errors

Defective Products

  • Manufacturing Defects
  • Design Defects
  • Failure to Warn

As a member of many esteemed legal associations, including the American Bar Association and the Florida Justice Association, Maria Gerber and Gerber Law, PA, have earned recognition for their commitment to excellence in personal injury cases.

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Comprehensive Legal Services for Personal Injury Victims in Florida

Legal Guidance and Negotiation

  • Handling the Legal Process: Assisting clients in understanding the complexities of the legal system.
  • Negotiating with Insurance Company: Skillful negotiation with the insurance adjuster to recover fair compensation for severe injuries suffered, medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

Handling of Catastrophic Injury Claims

  • Spinal Cord Injuries: Legal support for Florida personal injury cases involving severe spinal cord injuries.
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries: Advocacy for victims of someone else’s negligence dealing with the aftermath of traumatic brain injuries.
  • Wrongful Death:Compassionate legal assistance for families wanting justice after the wrongful death of a loved one in a serious accident.

Support for Accident Claims

  • Obtaining Fair Compensation: Dedication to obtaining fair and just compensation for victims' losses as per personal injury laws in Florida.
  • Personalized Legal Counsel: Customizing legal strategies to individual cases, ensuring a personalized and effective approach to most personal injury claims.

If you or a loved one has experienced any injuries that qualify for an insurance claim, contact us for a free consultation and discover how Gerber Law, PA, can make a difference in your case. Our attorneys serve clients across Florida.

How Gerber Law, PA Differs from Other Personal Injury Law Firms In Florida

Gerber Law, PA stands out among personal injury law firms in Florida due to its unique combination of experience, personal dedication, and a proven track record. Led by experienced attorney Maria Gerber, the firm distinguishes itself in several key aspects:

Personalized Attention

Unlike larger firms that may treat clients as numbers, Gerber Law, PA provides individualized attention. Maria Gerber, having experienced a personal injury herself, brings a compassionate and empathetic approach to every case. Clients can expect not only legal knowledge but also genuine understanding of their unique situations.

Local Experience

With offices in Sarasota and Venice, Gerber Law, PA focuses exclusively on serving the Southwest coast of Florida. Maria Gerber's roots in the community enhance the firm's ability to handle the local legal system effectively.

Proven Track Record

Maria Gerber's extensive experience as a former State Prosecutor and her subsequent success in private practice demonstrate a track record of achieving favorable outcomes for clients. The firm's notable settlements, particularly in auto accident cases, reflect its commitment to recovering fair compensation.

Focused Practice Areas

At Gerber Law, PA, we focus on personal injury claims to deliver diligent and resolute legal assistance to our clients. Our commitment revolves around providing exceptional representation in specific domains, ensuring that our clients benefit from in-depth knowledge and a comprehensive understanding of the challenges within each practice area.

Clients choosing Gerber Law, PA benefit from a legal team that combines legal acumen with a deep understanding of the local community, ensuring comprehensive and effective representation that is personalized to each client's needs.

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Legal Process for Personal Injury Cases in Florida

When you sign up with Gerber Law, PA, out team works tirelessly during pre-litigation negotiations. We convey your story through a detailed demand package to the insurance companies and defendants.

Although we are often successful in reaching an effective and satisfactory cash settlements for our clients, there are times where the insurance companies are unreasonable. In those cases, we file a lawsuit without hesitation.

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How the Personal Injury Lawyers at Gerber Law, PA will Help Protect Your Right to Maximum Compensation

Our team, led by seasoned attorney Maria Gerber, is committed to listening to your account of the events with care and compassion. Whether meeting you at your hospital bedside, home, or our office, we provide encouraging support, guidance, and confidence during what can be a challenging time.

We are mindful of your well-being by ensuring you receive adequate medical care. Our team works diligently to help you obtain the best possible medical treatment, protecting your physical and mental health as you recover from injuries. This is especially important in car accident cases resulting in neck injuries.

Time is of the essence in personal injury cases. We move swiftly to organize medical documents, issue letters such as demand and spoliation letters, and collect all possible evidence to build a strong foundation for your case. Florida courts allow victims to recover compensation only when they prove liability of the defendant.

Filing a personal injury lawsuit for damages involves working through legal formalities. We guide you through the process, ensuring that all necessary steps are taken to file a claim properly, giving you the best chance for a successful outcome.

Insurers may employ unfair tactics, but we shield you from such practices. Engaging in professional negotiations on your behalf, we leverage evidence-based strength to counteract any attempts to minimize your claim. We can also help car accident victims and others obtain maximum compensation under personal injury protection in West Palm Beach.

While negotiations are ongoing, we proactively begin trial preparations. This may involve hiring accident reconstructionists and other experts to strengthen your case, demonstrating our resolve and achieving powerful negotiating leverage for the settlement you rightfully deserve.

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Factors That Can Impact Your Personal Injury Claim in Florida

Our legal focus includes, but is not limited to, the following types of personal injury cases in Florida:

The injury lawyers in Florida at Gerber Law, PA, work diligently to ensure that all medical records and expert opinions are gathered to accurately portray the severity of your injuries. This comprehensive approach strengthens your case for maximum compensation.

We have a dedicated team that collects and analyzes evidence, including medical records, accident reports, and witness statements. Our attention to detail ensures a robust presentation of evidence in support of your claim.

Establishing negligence is a cornerstone of our legal strategy for personal injury lawsuits. Our Florida personal injury lawyers thoroughly investigate the circumstances surrounding your injury to clearly demonstrate the defendants liability, building a compelling case on your behalf.

Florida follows a modified comparative negligence rule, which means your compensation will be reduced by the degree of your fault, and you may not recover any damages if you are found 50% or more responsible for your own injuries. We work to minimize any potential impact on your compensation by presenting a clear and persuasive argument and evidence regarding liability.

Understanding the various aspects of insurance coverage and how they relate to personal injury matters is vital. Our trial lawyers peruse insurance policies, ensuring that all available avenues are explored to obtain the maximum compensation possible for injuries sustained.

Our legal team actively interviews witnesses, ensuring their availability and credibility. Witness testimony can be pivotal, and we leverage this resource to strengthen the evidentiary foundation of your case.

With experience across various types of accidents, our attorneys customize their approach based on the specifics of your case. Whether it is a car crash, slip and fall, or medical malpractice, we adapt legal strategies to suit your unique circumstances.

The skilled negotiators at our personal injury law firm Florida engage with insurance companies with the goal of obtaining favorable settlements. By presenting a strong case and leveraging our track record, we strive to achieve the best possible outcome without the need for a trial. Our in-depth understanding of Florida personal injury law helps us gain a favorable position to negotiate from.

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Types Of Damages Our Attorneys Will Help You Claim Through a Successful Personal Injury Claim in Florida

Medical Expenses:

Our attorneys will obtain compensation for all medical bills related to your serious injuries, including hospital bills, surgeries, medication, rehabilitation, and ongoing treatment.

Lost Wages:

If your injury resulted in missed work or diminished earning capacity, our legal team will pursue damages for lost wages to help you recover financially.

Pain and Suffering:

Non-economic damages such as pain, suffering, and emotional distress are integral components of your claim. Our attorneys work to quantify and present these intangible losses effectively.

Property Damage:

f your property, such as a vehicle, was damaged in the incident, our attorneys will acquire compensation for repair or replacement costs.

Permanent Disability:

In cases where the injury leads to permanent disability or impairment, our legal team will pursue damages to address the long-term impact on your quality of life.

Loss of Consortium:

If the injury has adversely affected your relationship with a spouse or family member, our attorneys may obtain damages for loss of consortium.


If the injury in a personal injury case resulted in disfigurement or scarring, our legal team will include damages to compensate for the physical and emotional impact.

Loss of Enjoyment of Life:

Your Florida personal injury lawyer will recognize the impact of an injury on your ability to enjoy life's activities. Damages may be sought for the diminished quality of life experienced due to the incident.

Emotional Distress:

Damages for emotional distress are pursued to address the psychological impact of the incident, including anxiety, depression, and other emotional challenges.

Punitive Damages:

In cases where the defendant's conduct is deemed particularly egregious or reckless, our Florida personal injury attorneys may pursue punitive damages to deter similar behavior in the future.

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At Gerber Law, PA, we understand the physical, emotional, and financial toll a personal injury can take on your life. Attorney Maria Gerber has established a reputation for commitment to clients' well-being and success, which only resonates in our past record of settlements and verdicts.

From car accidents to slip and falls, we excel in handling a diverse range of personal injury cases. If you or a loved one has suffered a personal injury, Gerber Law, PA can provide the aggressive legal representation you need. To set up your free consultation, call us at (941) 304-5003 or reach us online.